Marfan's syndrome


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Noun1.Marfan's syndrome - an autosomal dominant disease characterized by elongated bones (especially of limbs and digits) and abnormalities of the eyes and circulatory system
autosomal dominant disease, autosomal dominant disorder - a disease caused by a dominant mutant gene on an autosome
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Marfan's syndrome is a systemic disease affecting cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and ocular system.
In addition, some ailments such as Cushing's syndrome, Marfan's syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, and other adrenal gland disorders can cause stretch marks by increasing the amount of cortisone in your body.
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Influence of maxillary morphology on nasal airway resistance in Marfan's syndrome. Acta Otolaryngol 2000;120(3):410-413.
Retinal detach ment in Marfan's syndrome. Int Ophthalmol Clin 2001; 41:235-240.
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Humble grabbed Rachel, who has a brittle bone condition and Marfan's syndrome, by her hair and smashed her into a washing machine and rained blows on her.
Humble grabbed Rachel, who has a similar brittle bone condition to Mr Hedley and has Marfan's syndrome, by her ponytail and smashed her into a washing machine and rained blows on her head.
Cardiovascular Manifestation of a Family with Marfan's Syndrome. J Tehran Heart Cent.